Wichita Family Crisis Center has planned a month of activities to raise awareness of and funds for domestic violence in October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Please join us to help eliminate domestic violence in our community! #Every1KnowsSome1

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 @1:30 PM

We are proud to be a community partner of the 2022 Tallgrass Film Festival’s showing of DISFLUENCY at the Regal Old Town. Use the code CRISISICT for 30% off your ticket price. For more information and tickets go to: https://tallgrass2022.eventive.org/schedule.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4 @ 9 AM

Dr. Brandon Whipple, Mayor of Wichita, will officially proclaim October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month during the City Council Meeting. Open to the public.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 @ 9-11 AM

The annual Purple Mile is a Domestic Violence Awareness Walk along with our community partners. This free community event honors victims of domestic violence and raises awareness. Meet us at Wichita State University, Rhatigan Student Center (North Side). Our friends from Starbucks will be serving free coffee!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 @ 7-9 PM

Join us at XY Bar, 235 E. Douglas, for the infamous, R-rated Bitchy Bingo! 10 rounds of bingo with fantastic prizes and non-stop fun! Cards are $20 at the door, but reservations are required. Reserve by emailing Amy Cox at acox@wichitafamilycrisiscenter.org. Argentina’s Empanadas will be selling their delicious food, and we will be selling purple merch!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15 @ 6:30 AM – NOON

Our friends at Orangetheory Fitness are holding a give-back day to benefit WFCC! Come and sweat for the cause with us at the East location at 1523 N. Webb Rd. Not a member? The first class is free! Call them at 316.440.4640 for more information and to schedule a class – advance registration is required.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 @ 6:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Give-back day at Leslie Coffee Company, 930 W. Douglas. Swing by for coffee and yummy food all day! A portion of the day’s sales will be donated to WFCC.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 – MONDAY, OCTOBER 31 @ 7-10 PM

This family-friendly haunted exhibit will be a spooky-good time for all ages. There will be inflatables, living tombstones, performing pumpkins, and much more! Learn more here: www.missionhollow.com. Proceeds benefit WFCC and they will also be collecting items to donate back to us.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 @ 6 PM

WFCC supporter Jamie Schmaltz and R&J Discount Liquor are hosting a wine tasting to benefit WFCC! There will be gourmet appetizers by Gather with Jamieand Viola’s Pantry, a tasting of four select wines, PLUS a very special opportunity to win a Gather with Jamie dinner! More information and registration is HERE.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28 @ 10 AM – 6 PM

Final Friday Give-back day at Viola’s Pantry, 150 N. Cleveland. Come have the Italian goodness for lunch and stock up on homemade pasta and bread for dinner!